Donald Trump’s Muslim Immigration Ban Earns Condemnation From Hollywood And The Arts Community

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President Donald Trump’s executive order calling for a temporary ban on refugee entry from several Muslim-majority countries has sparked protests domestically, generated serious concern abroad and is already in action in U.S. airports. The condemnation of Trump’s ban has also led to a wealth of celebrities speaking out to express their unhappiness with this change in policy. Seeing as Trump has a weakness for paying attention to celebrities, there’s a strong possibility that he’s more likely to analyze their assessments rather than those of an Angela Merkel.

Criticism of President Trump’s immigration ban has found a home on the commander-in-chief’s preferred hangout of Twitter. Actors, writers, directors and artists of all sorts slammed the action as disgusting, cowardly and racist.

“Sick to my stomach today about the #MuslimBan” wrote Scandal actress Kerry Washington. “Don’t understand why? Go to @Stl_Manifest & learn the awful history of US rejecting refugees.”

“As someone who was born in Pakistan I can tell you coming into America is VERY difficult,” shared Kumail Nanjiani. “A #Muslimban accomplishes nothing but hate.”

We expect more tweets, statement and the like to continue to tumble out in response to the travel ban. Speaking of which, this non-celebrity tweet has been getting a lot of traction lately.